These goos are from the Inventions category, people famous for inventing or promoting technology. Browse another way.

Ada Lovelace

The world's first computer programmer might only have been remembered for her poet father if she hadn't been inspired by Charles Babbage. Go »

Alan Turing

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Andreas Pavel

Long before you walked around enjoying music on your phone or MP3 player, this inventor first made it possible, not that Sony credited him. Go »

Arthur Scherbius

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August Dvorak

The letters "afuf;k h.soav" would spell the answer, if you typed it on a keyboard named after this educator. Go »

Bette Nesmith Graham

She certainly wasn't monkeying around when she decided to paint over her mistakes. Go »

Chip Foose

His expertise with automotive design helped him overhaul more than one classic car for TLC. Go »

Dean Kamen

What began as a mobility aid for the handicapped has become a space-age tool for the incredibly lazy. Go »

Deep Blue

This skilled player proved that anyone can beat a chess grandmaster if they can calculate 200 million moves per second. Go »

Ed Headrick

This inventor was steady when he became the founder of the IFA. Go »

Elon Musk

This real-life Iron Man made his vast fortune by co-founding an alliterative Internet company. Go »

Eugene Stoner

The Vietnam War wouldn't exactly have been fought with sticks and stones if this gun designer's weapons hadn't existed, but he did lift a burden from the soldiers all the same. Go »

Gordon Moore

The reasoning power necessary to solve celebrity goos doubles every two years, according to a prediction by this intel-ligent businessman. Go »

Hans Reiser

This tech celebrity namesys a famous piece of storage software after himself and then likely killed his wife. Go »

Harold Edgerton

This Alley-dwelling Doc was the true inventor of bullet time. Go »

Horace Lawson Hunley

The Confederacy needed a strong navy to win the Civil War, but the ship created by this inventor failed to make a splash. Go »

Jack Ma

This sesame-loving entrepreneur didn't create your mother's web portal. Go »

Jean Pain

This Frenchman took great pains to make something useful with his Pooh. Go »

John Knoll

I'd imagine thIs guy wouLd have no trouble gooing his own iMage using Photoshop. Go »

Kai Krause

He gave the gift of Goo to the world, and this game could never have happened without him. Go »

Lars Magnus Ericsson

the answer is calling - pick up! Go »

Linus Torvalds

This colonel of open source just turned 26. Go »

Mikhail Kalashnikov

He invented the submachinegun (and the AK-47 in 1949), but didn't get a patent until recently. Go »

Nikola Tesla

This Serbian-American inventor is best remembered for the alternating-current electric coil that bears his name, though he's also the name of a magnetic density measurement and a heavy metal band. Go »

Otis Boykin

In the end, the only heart he couldn't control was his own. Go »

Otto Frederick Rohwedder

Any way you slice it, this goo created the benchmark of modern invention. Go »

Rachid Yazami

This African would like people to keep talking about how he stored up his creative ideas for so long before using them. Go »

Ralph Gilles

One way to become the rock star of the auto industry is to make a car-of-the-year so hot that not even Snoop Dogg can get one. Go »

Rasmus Lerdorf

This dynamic web site, and many others, wouldn't run without this linguist. Go »

Samuel Colt

Contributing the revolver to American warfare, and mass production techniques to manufacturing, made him a thoroughbred success. Go »

Shawn Fanning

This college student stopped napping long enough to program software that changed the music business forever. Go »

Stepan Pachikov

Have this guy write you a paragragh and you should instantly recognize him by his handwriting. Go »

Steve Jobs

This entrepreneur has had several fruitful careers in the computer industry. Go »

Steve Jobs

Apple's long road to tech industry dominance began with the commercial release of the very first Mac by this job creator. Go »

Thomas Crapper

The bathroom is home to his most famous invention, which shares his name. Go »

Thomas Edison

More than any other goo, this inventor should make a light bulb appear over your head when you recognize him. Go »

Wernher von Braun

Building a car and composing music wasn't rocket science for this space cadet. Go »